Dear Therapist: My Wife’s Sister Touched Me Personally Inappropriately

Dear Therapist: My Wife’s Sister Touched Me Personally Inappropriately

Her behavior I express my discomfort toward me crossed the line, and my wife doesn’t take my concerns seriously when.

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Dear Therapist,

A few years ago we married a great girl after coping with her for a couple years. I will be a person within my 70s, and my partner is a years that are few than me. She’s a mature sis who’s on her behalf marriage that is third and a reputation within my wife’s household to be flirtatious and very manipulative. She’s got been residing a long way away from us and visits three to four times per year.

My sister-in-law never paid any attention that is unusual me personally until my family and I married. But from then on, every right time she visited, she’d single me down for compliments, saying I became “cute” and looking for reasons why you should touch me personally. For instance: “Your hair is indeed pretty. Allow me to touch it. Continue reading